This property, enjoying heavenly peace and stunning panoramic views, is situated in the rolling hills just above the village of Apricale.
A small private road lined with oleander shrubs leads directly to the property. Once through the entrance gate, the well maintained grounds and the driveway paved with natural stone, come into view. There are four off-street parking spaces on the grounds, two of which are covered-in. A large section of the 4,407 sq.m. grounds is on the flat, the remainder being laid out in wide terraces.
The pretty landscaped garden (approx. 1,500 sq.m.) immediately surrounding the house is particularly charming, with oleander, bougainvillea, palm trees and citrus trees growing in abundance. The entire garden area has been tastefully designed and features a number of romantic places and terraces to sit on. There is also a summer kitchen with outdoor BBQ, allowing al fresco dining. A kitchen garden features a number of olive trees and a fruit orchard. The wide and even lawn offers the opportunity for building a swimming pool.
The villa itself is equally charming and the warm Mediterranean colour scheme, the terracotta flooring and wooden elements give the house a calming character. The main entrance hall opens into the spacious living room with open fireplace. The kitchen and dining room follow on to the left and a bathroom and a storage room are to the right. French windows lead into the 15 sq.m. conservatory and the garden.
On the upper floor are three bedrooms and one bathroom. All bedrooms have access to the stunning 45 sq.m. south facing terrace with fantastic views. A separate one bedroom guest apartment is located on the lower ground floor.
The villa was built in the early 1980s and is very well maintained. It is fitted with gas central heating, Sat.-TV and internet.
The 215 sq.m. south facing detached house benefits from a sheltered location with unobstructed views and has been renovated with much care and attention to detail. Despite its private location, the house has easy access to Apricale’s excellent infrastructure as the mountain village is just a 2.5 km drive away, along a well-constructed mountain road.
Apricale has a number of restaurants, two food shops, a post office and several cafés to choose from. The beaches of Bordighera and Ventimiglia are a 25 minutes drive away and the neighbouring Côte d’Azur with Menton, Monaco and Nice can be reached within the hour.
Price: €850,000 – Ref: AP 477
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